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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
409 AM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

TXZ173-183-191>194-202>209-217>225-228-302200-
WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-UVALDE-MEDINA-
BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-FRIO-
ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GEORGETOWN...DEL RIO...SAN MARCOS...
AUSTIN...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...BRACKETTVILLE...UVALDE...HONDO...
SAN ANTONIO...NEW BRAUNFELS...SEGUIN...LOCKHART...LA GRANGE...
EAGLE PASS...CRYSTAL CITY...PEARSALL...PLEASANTON...FLORESVILLE...
KARNES CITY...GONZALES...CUERO...HALLETTSVILLE...CARRIZO SPRINGS
409 AM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

...ELEVATED AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES CONTINUE TODAY INTO
FRIDAY...

HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL AGAIN REACH INTO THE UPPER 90S TO NEAR 103
ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS TODAY AND FRIDAY. HUMID
CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST WITH ONLY LIGHT TO MODERATE BREEZES IN THE
EARLY TO MIDDLE PARTS OF THE AFTERNOON...MAKING FOR UNCOMFORTABLE
OUTDOOR CONDITIONS AND RISING HEAT INDEX VALUES. MAXIMUM
AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES TODAY AND FRIDAY SHOULD BE MAINLY IN
THE 104 TO 108 DEGREE RANGE...WITH THE HOTTEST CONDITIONS EXPECTED
GENERALLY SOUTH AND EAST OF A LINE FROM DEL RIO TO BULVERDE TO
LIBERTY HILL.

LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY
AND FRIDAY...POSSIBLY BRINGING GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS AND SOME
SLIGHT RELIEF FROM THE HEAT IN THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES FOR THE EARLY
MORNING OR EVENING HOURS. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT
EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE.

IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...DRINK PLENTY OF WATER...WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT
AND LIGHT COLORED CLOTHING...AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS FROM THE
HEAT. NEVER LEAVE A CHILD OR PET UNATTENDED IN A VEHICLE...AS
INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.
BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK THE BACK SEAT!

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
327 PM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-302100-
HOUSTON-TRINITY-MADISON-WALKER-SAN JACINTO-POLK-BURLESON-BRAZOS-
WASHINGTON-GRIMES-MONTGOMERY-LIBERTY-COLORADO-AUSTIN-WALLER-
HARRIS-CHAMBERS-WHARTON-FORT BEND-JACKSON-MATAGORDA-BRAZORIA-
GALVESTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROCKETT...TRINITY...GROVETON...
MADISONVILLE...HUNTSVILLE...SHEPHERD...COLDSPRING...LIVINGSTON...
CORRIGAN...ONALASKA...CALDWELL...LAKE SOMERVILLE...
COLLEGE STATION...BRYAN...BRENHAM...NAVASOTA...THE WOODLANDS...
CONROE...WILLIS...LIBERTY...CLEVELAND...DAYTON...COLUMBUS...
EAGLE LAKE...WEIMAR...SEALY...BELLVILLE...HEMPSTEAD...
PRAIRIE VIEW...BROOKSHIRE...HOUSTON...PASADENA...KATY...TOMBALL...
HUMBLE...WINNIE...MONT BELVIEU...ANAHUAC...EL CAMPO...WHARTON...
PIERCE...SUGAR LAND...MISSOURI CITY...RICHMOND...ROSENBERG...
EDNA...BAY CITY...PALACIOS...PEARLAND...LAKE JACKSON...ALVIN...
ANGLETON...FREEPORT...LEAGUE CITY...TEXAS CITY...FRIENDSWOOD...
GALVESTON
327 PM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

...ELEVATED AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES EXPECTED TO PERSIST ON
THURSDAY...

PEAK HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 100 TO 107 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED AGAIN
ON THURSDAY DURING THE LATE MORNING THROUGH AFTERNOON HOURS. A
FEW ISOLATED SPOTS CLOSER TO THE COAST MAY REACH 108 DEGREES FOR
AN HOUR OR TWO DURING THE AFTERNOON.

RESIDENTS WITH ANY OUTDOOR ACTIVITY PLANS ARE URGED TO DRINK PLENTY
OF WATER...WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LIGHT COLORED CLOTHING...AND TAKE
FREQUENT INDOOR OR SHADED AREA BREAKS AWAY FROM THE HEAT. YOUNG
CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER
ANY CIRCUMSTANCES! CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL HIGH TEMPERATURES
WITHIN A MATTER OF MINUTES.


$$

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